Finding time in our schedules to declutter can be challenging, finding the motivation even more so. Here are a few tips and tricks to make getting rid of stuff easier and more fun. Find one that works for you!
Category Archives: self-care
Everyone Has a Control Freak Inside of Them
We all have a bit of a control freak inside of us. It just takes the right circumstances for our brain to shift to that mode, and then the result is often outside of our control as well, at least outside of our deliberate choices…
The Challenges of Raising a Child Who’s Different
My son has a diagnosis, and that affects our family, in small ways and in big ways. He’s a wonderful kid, and he brings challenges with him that have so much become part of my daily life, that I sometimes forget to factor in how much energy they take to deal with. That’s why I wrote this post, to clarify it to myself, and to show you a sliver of what is often invisible from the outside in.
5 Tips For Dealing With Clutter When You Have ADHD (And Also When You Don’t)
Cleaning with an ADHD brain isn’t easy, though you don’t have to have a brain like mine to struggle. Here are some tips I learned from other ADHD brains that work no matter how your brain operates.
8 Years of Riddle-Solving
All children have their quirks, but in my son’s case, much of his life is filled with riddles. Riddles we try to solve, together, so that both him and the world around him become less puzzling.
6 Steps to Breaking Bad Habits
Breaking bad habits isn’t easy, it’s actually much harder than building new habits. Our brains don’t like change very much, but there are some ways in which we can trick it. Here are a few steps you can take…
Securing Emotional Progress Through Integration – 5 Possible Strategies
When we go through an emotional process, it can be incredibly transforming and feel like we’ll never go back to life as it was before. Yet a few weeks later, those old patterns start popping up again and after a few months it seems nothing has changed. How do you get transformation to stick? Through integration…
The Planning Paradox – And 4 Tips to Deal With It
Planning is as important as it can be frustrating, often it is both at the same time and I tend to go between doing it religiously and cursing it emphatically. I’m just now finding some tricks that might help make it both sustainable and stress-reducing.
6 Strategies To Curb Impulse Buying
Do you find yourself buying stuff that just looks fantastic in the moment but loses its shine ones you bring it home? I get that impulse, but I’ve also found ways in my life to deal with it.
What Would a Healthy Person Do?
If you’re trying to change your life, you can set a goal to help you get motivated, but if you don’t change your current behaviour, you’ll get the same results over and over again. This simple question might help shift your perspective just a bit…